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The MJQ in Europe

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0044
Subject:
Music, Popular

“European Concert” is a two-record set performed by the Modern Jazz Quartet in Sweden. The performance in general is very near to perfection. It is a like an anniversary set in that the Quartet was ... More


Lions of the North: Sounds of the New Nordic Radical Nationalism

Benjamin R. Teitelbaum

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190212599
eISBN:
9780190212629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212599.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book uses ethnography to analyze the musical practices of contemporary radical nationalism in the Nordic region. The region—and Sweden in particular—gained international distinction during the ... More


Organs As Historical And Aesthetic Mirrors

Kerala J. Snyder

in The Organ as A Mirror of Its Time

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144154
eISBN:
9780199849369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144154.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

More than any other musical instrument, the organ has been reflected upon by matters beyond music. According to Musurgia Universalis by the German Jesuit Athanasius Kircher the organ was God's ... More


An Architectural Tour of Leufsta Bruk

Kerala J. Snyder

in The Organ as A Mirror of Its Time

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144154
eISBN:
9780199849369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144154.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Leufsta Bruk, one of the most specialized villages in 18th-century Sweden, in spite of the richness of the baroque ornaments and the overwhelming impression of its grandiose architecture, and despite ... More


European High Jinks

Nick Catalano

in Clifford Brown: The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144000
eISBN:
9780199849017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144000.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

Lionel Hampton's 1953 European tour was his first overseas tour, but he followed a pattern that he had established well before and continued with for decades to come. The band was a well-organized ... More


From Cathedral to Rural Parish: Organs and Organists in Eighteenth-Century Sweden

Kerala J. Snyder

in The Organ as A Mirror of Its Time

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144154
eISBN:
9780199849369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144154.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on organs and organists in 18th-century Sweden. Olof Rudbeck (1630–1702), Harald Vallerius (1646–1716), and Johan Arendt Bellman (1664–1709) were some of the most prominent ... More


Bach Comes Late to Leufsta Bruk: An Oral History

Kerala J. Snyder

in The Organ as A Mirror of Its Time

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144154
eISBN:
9780199849369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144154.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter outlines the life and achievements of organist Johann Sebastian. At the dawn of the 21st century, the Leufsta Bruk organ is recognized as the most outstanding 18th-century organ in ... More


The Taciturn Charisma of Alf Linder

Kerala J. Snyder

in The Organ as A Mirror of Its Time

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144154
eISBN:
9780199849369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144154.003.0022
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter provides information about Alf Linder (1907–83), the legendary Swedish organist. Despite his reserved and taciturn manner, his opinions exerted significant influence on the development ... More


Inherent Nordicness, Inherent Goodness: Renewing Nationalist Folk Music

Benjamin R. Teitelbaum

in Lions of the North: Sounds of the New Nordic Radical Nationalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190212599
eISBN:
9780190212629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212599.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 4 examinesnationalists’ rising interest in Swedish folk music. It argues that this interest responds to values and developments surrounding reformism. This chapter shows how nationalists use ... More


The Cold War Again

Joel Sachs

in Henry Cowell: A Man Made of Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195108958
eISBN:
9780190268015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195108958.003.0058
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Henry Cowell's life and musical career during the Cold War. In August 1961, as East Berliners fled to West Berlin by the thousands daily, the East German authorities walled in ... More


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